Unlock Nokia C1

Forgot your Nokia C1 password or pattern lock? This article explains easy methods to unlock your Nokia C1 without reset or losing any data.

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Unlock Nokia C1

There are multiple methods to unlock your Nokia C1, and which method you choose solely depends on you.

Unlock Nokia C1 by Answering Google Security Questions

If you have security questions set during under your Google account security, then you will be able to unlock your device by answering these questions.

Step 1: After multiple wrong attempts, you will get “Forgot Pattern” or “Forgot PIN/Password” option.

Step 2: Tap on it, and then select “Answer Questions” option.

Step 3: You will be presented with your Google security questions which you have added in your account. Answer them accordingly.

Step 4: If you answer the security questions correctly, you Nokia C1 will unlock.

Step 5: After successful unlock, you will be asked to create new PIN, Password or Pattern Lock for your Nokia C1.

Unlock Nokia C1 Using your Gmail Account

To unlock Nokia C1 using your Gmail account, follow below-mentioned steps:

Step 1: After multiple wrong attempts, you will get “Forgot Pattern” or “Forgot PIN/Password” option.

Step 2: Login with your Google (Gmail) account by entering its details such as username/password.

Step 3: Once you are logged in successfully, your smartphone will be unlocked.

Hard Reset (Factory Reset) Nokia C1 to Unlock

If none of the aforementioned methods works in your case, unfortunately, you are left with only option of doing factory reset/hard reset on your Nokia C1. To do this, follow these steps:

Step 1: Turn Off your Nokia C1.

Step 2: Now turn it ON by pressing “Power + Volume Up button” combinations for few seconds until you see Nokia logo on the screen.

Step 3: Select “Yes” option to factory data reset message.

Please note that hard resetting will erase all the data and settings on your Nokia C1.

Unlock Nokia C1 Using Googe Find My Device

While you may be able to unlock your Nokia C1 using Google Find My Device, this method will erase all the data on your phone.

Here’s how you can do so:

Step 1: Open Google Find My Device and sign in with your Google account.

Step 2: After successful login, you need to select “Erase device” option followed by “Erase all data”.

Step 3: As soon as you hit “Erase” button, the data deletion on your Android device will begin.

Nokia C1 Specifications

Display & Android Version

This phone has display of 5.45 inches with resolution of 480 x 960 pixels and ~72.7% screen-to-body ratio.

Nokia C1 works on Go edition android 9.0 and consists of Quad-core 1.3 GHz CPU system.

Sensors and Memory

There are sensors for Accelerometer and proximity in this phone.
Internal Memory.

The memory of this phone is 16GB with 1GB RAM. Also there is dedicated slot for microSDXC.

Other Features

The sound system consists of loudspeaker with 3.5mm jack.



It is understood that you will be in an extremely frustrating situation when you are unable to unlock your own Nokia C1 device because you forgot its pattern lock, PIN or password.

With above methods, you can unlock your Nokia C1 without losing any of your data if you remember your Google account security questions’ answer.